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Prost! Jack Daniel's wins battle over punitive whiskey barrel tax

photoNASHVILLE, Tenn (Reuters) - The home county of Jack Daniel's killed local efforts to tax the Tennessee distiller's whiskey by the barrel. A drive by some residents to impose a barrel tax to help Moore County fund infrastructure improvements died Monday night in a 10-5 vote by the Metro Lynchburg-Moore County Council.

Supporters of a barrel tax had said Jack Daniel's whiskey should help raise money to protect the bucolic images used in its advertising. Tax opponents had argued that Jack Daniel's already has contributed by boosting tourism and could move out of state if a tax were imposed. ...

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